There’s something magical about this place in the winter—downtown glows under Christmas lights, ski bums run off to Snowbowl to catch fresh powder, and the surrounding mountains frame Missoula with their snowy peaks. We simply can’t get enough, and we aren’t the only ones—Expedia named Missoula one of the best places to spend a white Christmas.

Check out their full list here, or peruse our monthly guide to find events and ideas for your Christmas in Missoula!